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American Federation of Musicians. Local No. 368, Reno, Nevada Records

 Collection
Identifier: 91-37
Abstract

Included are minutes, correspondence, subject files, bylaws, stewards' reports, grievance files, union/casino collective bargaining documentation, subject files, financial records, and administrative records of the Reno Musicians' Federal Credit Union.

Dates: 1909-1984; Majority of material found within 1930-1984

Conferences on Gambling Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1216
Abstract The first Gambling Conference took place June 9-11, 1974 at the Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. The conferences were held annually until 1976 and thereafter every two and then every three years. Consequently, the name of the conference changed from Annual Gambling Conference to National Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking, and then to International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking. The conferences were organized under the auspices of William R. Eadington of the Economics Department...
Dates: 1973-[1987]

Harold's Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1334
Abstract

Harold's Club was founded by Harold Smith in 1935 and was best known for its nationwide advertising campaign "Harold's Club or Bust." Collection contains ephemera relating to the casino from 1963 to 1985.

Dates: circa 1963-1985

Harrah's Hotel Casino Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1335
Abstract

Harrah's Hotel Casino was founded by William Harrah (1911-1978) in 1937 with the opening of a Bingo parlor in Reno, Nevada. Collection contains VHS tapes related to the Harrah's Hotel Casinos located in Reno, Nevada and Stateline (Lake Tahoe), Nevada.

Dates: 1990s

Harrah's Tahoe Basque Festival papers

 Collection — Box: BSQAP0452
Identifier: BAQ091
Abstract

Several copies of invitations to the "Basque Festival at Harrah's Lake Tahoe".

Dates: 1985

Hello Hollywood, Hello! Musical Scores

 Collection
Identifier: NC1328
Abstract

Hello Hollywood, Hello! was a stage spectacular created by Donn Arden and performed on the MGM Grand Stage in Reno, Nevada from June 1978 to April 1989. The show was billed as "The Biggest Show in the World on the Biggest Stage in the World in the Biggest Little City in the World." Collection contains scores and sheet music from the show, photographs of the band, and two programs.

Dates: 1978-1987

Doris Mosley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-39
Abstract

Doris Mosley (1917-2007) was one of the first female dealers at Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. Collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and genealogical information about Doris and her family.

Dates: 1938-2007

John Ascuaga's Nugget Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-13
Abstract John Ascuaga's Nugget (originally called Dick Graves' Nugget), located in Sparks, Nevada, opened March 1955, starting as a small coffee shop with a handful of slot machines. John Ascuaga became the sole owner and operator of the Nugget until its sale (1960-2013). Over the next five decades, the Nugget experienced unprecedented growth and expansion into a 1,600-room casino-resort with more than 75,000 square feet of casino and convention space. Known for its hospitality, dining options,...
Dates: 1917-2014; Majority of material found within 1960-1990

Palace Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-34
Abstract The Palace Club was one of the first clubs to offer gaming after the State of Nevada legalized it in 1931. Giovanni (John) Petricciani purchased the Club in 1927; the family owned the Club until 1979 when they sold it to Harrah's Casino. Collection contains administrative, financial, and gaming materials related to the running of the Palace Club. Also included are materials from the Golden Hotel Resort, also owned by the Petricciani family, and a small number of financial records from St....
Dates: 1920-1984; Majority of material found within 1934-1945

Reno Casino Dealers Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 98-39
Abstract

Dwayne Kling was a Reno, Nevada casino dealer, pit boss, and casino general manager. Interviews by Dwayne Kling and Patti Mooney of Reno and Sparks, Nevada, casino workers from the 1940s-1960s include Joe Snyder, Betty Hoover, Billie Martinez Hallum, Joe Merhar, Reva Jolly, and Dwayne Kling. These individuals were "21" and dice dealers; one, Kling, was also a pit boss and a casino general manager (1986-1987).

Dates: 1986-1987

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